(We always knew it was cool!) Great article by Wilson da Silva, looking back at an awesome summer for space - capped off by Felix Baumgartner’s awesome jump! http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/society-and-culture/space-is-the-new-black-20121016-27o43.html
Great video to refresh your memory on how gravity works.
Why explore space? A letter written in 1970 by NASA's Dr. Stuhlinger. Still relevant today.
Space Adventures’ partner Boeing, secured a $460 million award as part of NASA’s CCiCap program to design and develop the next generation of U.S. human spaceflight capabilities, enabling a launch of government astronauts from U.S. soil in the next five years. Through Space Adventures, Boeing will also make flights to space available to private citizens on their CST-100 vehicle. The [...]
Watch the YouTube Space Lab winning experiments launch to the ISS tonightJapan’s HTV-3 is due to launch the YouTube SpaceLab winning experiments to the ISS at 10.06pm EDT tonight from the Tanegashima Space Center. Watch live on NASA TV.
Awesome shot of the Soyuz TMA-05M launch taken by Carla Cioffi/NASA. This launch carried Yuri Malenchenko, Sunita Williams and Akihiko Hoshide to the International Space Station on Sunday July 15, 2012.
Exactly 37 years ago today, American and Russian spacecraft docked in space for the first time as part of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project. The auspicious event symbolized a new era for what had long been competitive rivalry – The Space Race. Today, the American and Russian space industries are closely integrated. With the end of NASA’s space shuttle program last [...]
The voyage into space once seemed like something out of a science fiction novel. Luckily, it’s now becoming a reality, and is approaching at lightning speeds. With many private space firms evolving rapidly, and at a staggering pace, our future involving the final frontier is heading towards that of a booming industry in space tourism. By turning the idea of [...]